So how did he look? Rail thin, as you can see from this picture (see below or click here for a bunch more shots of the 54-year old chief executive). That shouldn’t come as a surprise, given he’s recovering from a liver transplant.
Even looking frail, however, his presence pumped up the crowd. “Steve Jobs making an appearance was definitely a pleasant surprise,” said Shaw Wu, an analyst with Kaufman Brothers. Another analyst, Brian Marshall of Broadpoint AmTech added, “I was surprised to see Steve. It’s great to see that he’s doing well.”
Here is a chronology of Jobs’ health issues:
June: Jobs mentions the cancer in a commencement address at Stanford University. “This was the closest I’ve been to facing death, and I hope it’s the closest I get for a few more decades,” he says.
Read the whole speech and see the video here.